Co-op degrees while working full time

01 Jun 2016

Did you know you can acquire certificates, diplomas, degrees - study co-operatives - while working full time. Below, please find information on two programmes:

  • Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Canada
  • University of Newcastle in Australia


At the Sobey School of Business of Saint Mary's University, Co-operative Management Education offers rigorous and dynamic programs for co-operative management professionals. The programs cultivate a deep understanding of co-operatives, credit unions and mutuals, within a globalized, online curriculum. If you're looking for a different type of targeted and advanced business education that recognizes the unique social value co-operative models bring to business, the Co-operative Management Education programs may be for you. Learn more here:

The University of Newcastle, Australia, is ranked in the top 3% in the world. Our Post Graduate Certificate in Co-operative Management and Organisation commences Monday 5 September 2016, and the full Masters programme commences Monday 30  January 2017. All of our programmes are offered on-line with some face-to-face learning opportunities. The Master of Co-operative Management and Organisation at the University of Newcastle has been designed to offer extended education to co-operatives professionals, enhancing career opportunities in this field. The program will teach fundamental management skills and knowledge from traditional disciplines as well as how such skills and knowledge can be adapted to suit co-operative, mutual, club and registered association business models. Please go to the following link for more information: